Announcements

Important Risk Disclosure for PAIF

  • ABF Pan Asia Bond Index Fund ("PAIF") is an exchange traded bond fund which seeks to provide investment returns that corresponds closely to the total return of the Markit iBoxx ABF Pan-Asia Index ("Index"), before fees and expenses, and its return may deviate from that of the Index.
  • PAIF primarily invests in local currency government and quasi-government bonds in eight Asian markets, comprising of China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore and Thailand.
  • Investment involves risks, including risks of exposure to bonds in both developed and emerging Asia markets. Investors may lose part or all of their investments.
  • PAIF is not "actively managed" and will not try to "beat" the market it tracks.
  • The Executives' Meeting of East Asia and Pacific Central Banks group (the "EMEAP") member central banks and monetary authorities are like any other investors in PAIF and each of them may dispose of their respective interest in the Units they hold. There are no guarantees that the EMEAP member central banks and monetary authorities will continue to be investors in PAIF.
  • The trading price of PAIF may differ from the underlying net asset value per share.
  • PAIF may not be suitable for all investors. Investors should not invest based on this marketing material only. Investors should read the PAIF's prospectus, including the risk factors, take into consideration of the product features, their own investment objectives, risk tolerance level etc and seek independent financial and professional advices as appropriate prior to making any investment.
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16 Jun 2017 ABF Pan Asia Bond Index Fund Notice - Notice to Unitholders PDF
28 Apr 2017 ABF Pan Asia Bond Index Fund Notice - Notice to Unitholders PDF
28 Feb 2017 ABF Pan Asia Bond Index Fund Notice - Notice to Unitholders PDF
13 Dec 2016 ABF Pan Asia Bond Index Fund Notice - Notice to Unitholders PDF
15 Nov 2016 ABF Pan Asia Bond Index Fund Notice - Notice to Unitholders PDF
4 Nov 2016 Index Methodology Update – 4 November 2016
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Index Methodology Update – 4 November 2016


IHS Markit, the index provider, announced that as part of the 2016 Annual Index Review, the methodology to calculate the annual weights for the 8 ABF markets in the iBoxx ABF Pan-Asia index has been amended. Under the new rules, the methodology allocates a smaller baseline weight to those markets that are significantly smaller relative to the others. The new weights have been effective from 31 October 2016 and would be implemented in six equal monthly steps. For further information, please visit IHS Markit’s website www.markit.com.

30 Sep 2016 ABF Pan Asia Bond Index Fund Notice - Notice to Unitholders PDF
25 Jul 2016 HKEx Closing Auction Session Notification
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HKEx Closing Auction Session Notification


State Street Global Advisors, the manager of the ABF Pan Asia Bond Index Fund, would like to remind our Electronic Trading clients that The Hong Kong Stock Exchange ("HKEx") will be introducing their Closing Auction Session (CAS) on Monday, 25 July 2016.

The CAS will allow up to 10 extra minutes to enable orders to be executed at closing price. For more information on CAS, please click here.

17 Jun 2016 ABF Pan Asia Bond Index Fund Notice - Notice to Unitholders PDF
29 Apr 2016 ABF Pan Asia Bond Index Fund Notice - Notice to Unitholders PDF
29 Feb 2016 ABF Pan Asia Bond Index Fund Notice - Notice to Unitholders PDF
30 Sep 2015 ABF Pan Asia Bond Index Fund Notice - Notice to Unitholders PDF
19 Jun 2015 ABF Pan Asia Bond Index Fund Notice - Notice to Unitholders PDF
7 May 2015 ABF Pan Asia Bond Index Fund Notice - Notice to Unitholders PDF
31 Mar 2015 ABF Pan Asia Bond Index Fund Notice - Notice to Unitholders PDF
27 Feb 2015 ABF Pan Asia Bond Index Fund Notice - Notice to Unitholders PDF
13 Feb 2015 ABF Pan Asia Bond Index Fund Notice - Notice to Unitholders PDF
31 Dec 2014 ABF Pan Asia Bond Index Fund Notice - Notice to Unitholders PDF
17 Nov 2014 ABF Pan Asia Bond Index Fund Notice - Notice to Unitholders PDF
18 Sep 2014 ABF Pan Asia Bond Index Fund Notice - Notice to Unitholders PDF
20 Jun 2014 ABF Pan Asia Bond Index Fund Notice - Summary of Changes to Prospectus PDF
30 Sep 2013 Notice to Unitholders on 2013 Annual Report PDF
26 Sep 2013 NOTICE TO UNITHOLDERS - Changes to the Pricing Rules for PHP Bonds in the Underlying Index Implemented by the Index Provider PDF
20 Jun 2013 ABF Pan Asia Bond Index Fund Notice - Summary of Changes to Prospectus PDF
20 May 2013 ABF Pan Asia Bond Index Fund Notice - Summary of Changes to Prospectus PDF
31 Oct 2012 ABF Pan Asia Bond Index Fund Notice - Summary of Changes to Prospectus PDF
28 Sep 2012 NOTICE TO UNITHOLDERS - Proposed Changes to the Rules Governing the Market Weighting of the Underlying Index PDF
22 Jun 2012 ABF Pan Asia Bond Index Fund Notice - Summary of Changes to Prospectus PDF
24 Jun 2011 ABF Pan Asia Bond Index Fund Notice - Summary of Changes to Prospectus PDF
7 Jun 2011 SSgA Response to FSB Note Regarding Stability PDF
29 Jun 2010 ABF Pan Asia Bond Index Fund Notice - Summary of Changes to Prospectus (Correction) PDF
29 Jun 2010 Clarification Announcement PDF
25 Jun 2010 ABF Pan Asia Bond Index Fund Notice - Summary of Changes to Prospectus PDF
26 Jun 2009 ABF Pan Asia Bond Index Fund Notice - Summary of Changes to Prospectus PDF
28 Jun 2008 ABF Pan Asia Bond Index Fund Notice - Summary of Changes to Prospectus PDF
28 Jun 2007 ABF Pan Asia Bond Index Fund Notice - Summary of Changes to Prospectus PDF
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6 Jan 2017 ABF Pan Asia Bond Index Fund Dividend Announcement PDF
6 Jan 2017 ABF Pan Asia Bond Index Fund Dividend Announcement (Singapore) PDF
21 Dec 2016 SSGA Wins Two ETF Awards at Bloomberg Businessweek Top Fund Awards 2016 PDF
14 Jul 2016 ABF Pan Asia Bond Index Fund Dividend Announcement PDF
14 Jul 2016 ABF Pan Asia Bond Index Fund Dividend Announcement (Singapore) PDF
14 Jan 2016 ABF Pan Asia Bond Index Fund Dividend Announcement PDF
14 Jan 2016 ABF Pan Asia Bond Index Fund Dividend Announcement (Singapore) PDF
15 Jul 2015 APAC's First Regional Bond ETF, ABF Pan Asia Bond Index Fund Celebrates 10 Years PDF
14 Jul 2015 ABF Pan Asia Bond Index Fund Dividend Announcement PDF
14 Jul 2015 ABF Pan Asia Bond Index Fund Dividend Announcement (Singapore) PDF
14 Jan 2015 ABF Pan Asia Bond Index Fund Distribution Announcement PDF
14 Jan 2015 ABF Pan Asia Bond Index Fund Distribution Announcement (Singapore) PDF
14 Jul 2014 ABF Pan Asia Bond Index Fund Distribution Announcement PDF
14 Jul 2014 ABF Pan Asia Bond Index Fund Distribution Announcement (Singapore) PDF
14 Jan 2014 ABF Pan Asia Bond Index Fund Distribution Announcement PDF
14 Jan 2014 ABF Pan Asia Bond Index Fund Distribution Announcement (Singapore) PDF
12 Jul 2013 ABF Pan Asia Bond Index Fund Distribution Announcement PDF
14 Jan 2013 ABF Pan Asia Bond Index Fund Distribution Announcement PDF
25 Jul 2012 Asia's Largest Fixed Income ETF, ABF Pan Asia Bond Index Fund, reaches US$3 billion PDF
13 Jul 2012 ABF Pan Asia Bond Index Fund Distribution Announcement PDF
13 Jan 2012 ABF Pan Asia Bond Index Fund Distribution Announcement PDF
14 Jul 2011 ABF Pan Asia Bond Index Fund Distribution Announcement PDF
14 Jan 2011 ABF Pan Asia Bond Index Fund Distribution Announcement PDF
14 Jul 2010 ABF Pan Asia Bond Index Fund Distribution Announcement PDF
14 Jan 2010 ABF Pan Asia Bond Index Fund Distribution Announcement PDF
14 Jul 2009 ABF Pan Asia Bond Index Fund Distribution Announcement PDF
14 Jan 2009 ABF Pan Asia Bond Index Fund Distribution Announcement PDF
14 Jul 2008 ABF Pan Asia Bond Index Fund Distribution Announcement PDF
17 Jan 2008 ABF Pan Asia Bond Index Fund Distribution Announcement PDF
18 Jul 2007 ABF Pan Asia Bond Index Fund Distribution Announcement PDF
16 Jan 2007 ABF Pan Asia Bond Index Fund Distribution Announcement PDF
19 Jul 2006 ABF Pan Asia Bond Index Fund Distribution Announcement PDF
24 Jan 2006 ABF Pan Asia Bond Index Fund Distribution Announcement PDF
19 Jan 2006 ABF Pan Asia Bond Index Fund Distribution Announcement PDF
8 Dec 2005 ABF PAN Asia Bond Index Fund Available To Eligible Institutional Investors In Thailand PDF
21 Jul 2005 ABF Pan Asia Bond Index Fund Lists Now Available to Japanese Investors (English) PDF
21 Jul 2005 ABF Pan Asia Bond Index Fund Lists Now Available to Japanese Investors (Japanese) PDF
7 Jul 2005 ABF Pan Asia Bond Index Fund Lists on Hong Kong Exchange PDF
12 May 2005 State Street Global Advisors selected to managed Pan Asia Bond Index Fund, a key component of Asia Bond Fund 2 PDF